Know Before You Go
Within Parque Arvi, the Environmental and Cultural Center is open to visitors year round, offering events, educational tours, a food court, and the Arvi store. The Arvi Market, or the Mercado Arví, is located at the entrance of the cable entry. The market highlights regional farmers and craftsmen where products include handicrafts, foods and agricultural products of the Santa Elena region. The Market has been established to revitalize the regional economy highlighting rural community tourism.
Piedras Blancas Hotel and Ecological Park near Parque Arvi has a museum and hotel space along with boat rentals, canopy, and even a butterfly garden. Located near the Piedras Blancas dam, and surrounded by native forests, a longer trip to Parque Arvi should definitely include a stay in this hotel.